Emerging Composers 2020
The Greater Bridgeport Symphony
2020 Emerging Composer Competition
Pioneering New Works
The Greater Bridgeport Symphony announces a national competition for innovative composers of orchestral music. Because the GBS believes in the future of orchestral music, the winner will premiere his / her composition during a concert conducted by the Symphony’s dynamic maestro, Eric Jacobsen, during the 2020-2021 GBS season at the Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This competition embraces Maestro Jacobsen’s goal of premiering new works and his vision of bringing orchestral music to a new generation of classical music fans.
Application and Digital Submission Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2020
Finalists: Notified by June 26, 2020
1st Prize: $1000
Opportunity to Premiere Composition at a GBS 2020-2021 Concert
Open to all orchestral composers ages 18 to 30 who are residents of the U.S.A.
Application with digital file deadline: Friday, April 3, 2020.